formed by actor-directors Ian McDiarmid and Jonathan Kent,
this fringe theatre has acquired a good reputation over the
last 15 years.
The Almeida has a steady output
of highbrow drama, attracting such big names as Kevin Spacey
and Cate Blanchett. Different productions are staged
every six or seven weeks.
The theatre often produces its
own plays but also reworks classical pieces. The venue
has a reputation for discovering new drama and a number of
works performed here have transferred to the West End.
From the end of April to the
first week of May the Almeida hosts a small dance festival,
Re-opened in Spring 2003, with
a new Artistic Director - Michael Attenborough.
Tel: 020 7359 4404; 10:00-18:00